Port of Oakland Press Release: Port of Oakland set all-time record for loaded containers in ‘16

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port of Oakland set all-time record for loaded containers in ‘16 Export rally, rising imports boost volume 7.6 percent, offset terminal consolidation Oakland, CA – Jan. 9, 2017: Loaded shipping container volume reached an all-time high at the Port of […]

Interior Sec. Jewell Issues Secretarial Order

Contact: Interior_press@ios.doi.gov WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today issued a Secretarial Order directing the Department of the Interior and its bureaus to take timely actions to help address the effects of drought and climate change on California’s water supply and imperiled wildlife. “Long-term drought, fueled by climate change, has adversely affected […]

Port of Oakland Press Release: Southwest Airlines Puts the East Bay First with New Transcontinental Flight to Newark/New York City

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Southwest Airlines Puts the East Bay First with New Transcontinental Flight to Newark/New York City New summer service answers the call for nonstop flights to OAK’s top unserved market Together with Southwest Airlines, officials at the Port of Oakland announced today that effective June 4th, 2017 the carrier will commence […]

Port of Oakland Press Release: London Flights from Oakland to Increase with Norwegian Air Expansion

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   London Flights from Oakland to Increase with Norwegian Air Expansion New additions to give OAK 9 weekly flights to London   Oakland, CA: (December 15, 2016) – Flights from Oakland International Airport to London’s Gatwick Airport (LGW) will jump from three to five times weekly beginning April 18, 2017 on Norwegian. […]

Press Release: Port of Oakland director new president of Bay Planning Coalition

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port of Oakland director new president of Bay Planning Coalition Waterfront industry trade group selects environmental expert for two-year term  Oakland, Calif. – Dec. 14, 2016: A Port of Oakland planning and environmental expert has been chosen President of the […]

Port of Oakland Press Release: there they go again – exports up 11.5 percent

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port of Oakland: there they go again – exports up 11.5 percent Third straight month of double-digit growth in volume, despite dollar’s strength Oakland, Calif. – Dec. 13, 2016: There’s no stopping the export rally at the Port of Oakland.  […]

Port of Oakland Press Release: Local earnings from Port of Oakland projects top $6.5 million

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   LOCAL EARNINGS FROM PORT OF OAKLAND PROJECTS TOP $6.5 MILLION 60 percent of Port construction projects hired locally in 2016 Oakland, Calif.–December 6, 2016:  Local workers made $6.5 million in earnings while working on Port of Oakland construction projects […]

Port of Oakland Press Release: A third Port of Oakland terminal mandates truck appointments

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   A third Port of Oakland terminal mandates truck appointments TraPac wants pre-booking for all import container pick-ups starting Dec. 6 Oakland, Calif. – Dec. 1, 2016: A third marine terminal operator wants truckers to make appointments before picking-up cargo […]

Port of Oakland Press Release: Oakland International Set for Thanksgiving Travel

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Oakland International Set for Thanksgiving Travel Oakland, California – November 23, 2016: Adding to the joy of this year’s holiday season, Oakland International Airport is celebrating the opening of its first in-terminal passenger lounge to accompany ongoing robust passenger activity. Just days ago, the Airport welcomed the Escape Lounge by MAG […]

Port of Oakland a ‘center of gravity’ for trade and travel

P R E S S    R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Speakers: Port of Oakland a ‘center of gravity’ for trade and travel Key infrastructure projects and geography give Port competitive advantages Oakland, Calif.–November 18, 2016: The Port of Oakland can be a “center of gravity” for trade and travel because […]